Fun in the Sun on Mt. Hood
It's a complete different world when the snow melts, and Government Camp is no different! Incredible flowers, extensive trails for hiking, mountain biking, paddle-boarding and kayaking, and so much more! Whether you're a seasoned regular with your paddleboards, or need to rent one, we are prepared to get you outdoors!
Get your adrenaline going! Summers at Mt. Hood Skibowl are no less busy than winter. The Adventure Park at Skibowl boasts the alpine slide, over 800ft of zipline, free fall bungee jumping, scenic sky chairs, a tree-top tour, and more! Click on Mt. Hood Adventure for more information about operational hours and ticket information!
Mt. Hood Outfitters is your expertly-curated shop for all things adventure! Find everything you need with expert advice on whatever it is that's getting you outside. If you're looking for great t-shirts and Mt. Hood Gear, browse some of the comfiest T's and baseball hats sure to become part of your regular wardrobe.
|The Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl is among the top things to do in Portland, offering something for everyone! They`ve got great activities for the whole family, the Adrenaline junkies, the naturalists and even the young ones! The friendly and experienced staff will make sure your visit to the Mt. Hood Adventure park is memorable and fun, guiding you through 20 attractions where you`re in control! Come try out the go karts at Malibu Raceway, go bungee jumping and more at Mt Hood Skibowl`s Summer Adventure Park!
|Find Your Adventure on Mt. Hood! Mt Hood Outfitters can help you gear up for all your Mt. Hood activities. Mountain Biking, Hiking Gear, Canoeing,Kayaking, Paddleboards and White Water Rafting
Contact Mt. Hood Outfitters to arrange any of the activities below and be sure to mention your Gold VIP Discount Card!
|Stand Up Paddleboard Tours are led by our most experienced guide staff! Trained in safety, navigation and of course the occasional storytelling, you are sure to be in great hands and have a great time. Weather enjoying the grand views of Mt. Hood or heading out early to find the river otters in the lake, we have the tour for you.
Paddle Tours offered include the family-focused 2 hour tours and our adventurous 3 hour excursions.
Looking for a Mt. Hood Outfitters Paddle Tour for a large group? No problem, we have you covered, check out our options for custom private tours for large groups up to twenty guests. Whether you are here for a family reunion, bachelorette party or here on business we will be sure to customize the perfect paddle tour for you!
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|Depending on trail conditions (whether the snow has melted or not!) there are a few Tour options from which to choose. The Pioneer Bridle Tour connects the towns of Government Camp to Rhododendron with either our private shuttle or the local Mt. Hood Express Bus transporting you back up to our shop after you 9 exhilarating miles down the hill.
The Bike the Volcano Tours offer a fun & explosive mountain bike adventure that begins at Timberline Lodge with the option to go slower & less distance or extend it all the way down to Trillium Lake. No need to huff and puff on this one as we shuttle you to 6000` elevation to start your 2000` cruise back to Government Camp. Follow your friendly guide as you explore the Mt. Hood National Forest, stopping to get the best views and learning about this dormant volcano! Along the way you will also hear about the all the trees, plants, wildflowers, and wildlife that inhabit the area.
|Whether you bring a pole and head out to Trillium Lake or commission a guided trip on the Deschutes or Columbia Rivers, you will find that the line and hook are always busy in the Northwest. The Mt. Hood National Forest provides an endless number of fishing opportunities for the experienced and beginning angler. Beautiful rivers and streams, high elevation lakes, reservoirs and even small ponds offer just about every setting one could hope for to relax and fish, or just enjoy the magnificent scenery. Nearby lakes and rivers host Trout, salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, and bass and are popular for Fly Fishing as well as spinners and bait fishing.
|We offer the only guided Horseback Trail Rides in the Mt. Hood National Forest. Explore the backcountry on miles of trails through old growth forest and open alpine meadows. Incredible views abound as you saddle up for a spectacular adventure through the Cascade mountain range.
Our guides service a variety of well-trained horses in order to get you into the outback. We will ensure the saddles, stirrups and all equipment is installed properly for each rider for an enjoyable experience. Whether you are out to ride solo, with your significant other, or with the whole family, our guides will ensure you will have an amazing journey along the way!
For longer than 30 minute rides, larger groups and overnight trips, please notify us in advance so custom arrangements can be made for your specific journey. Happy Trails!
|Kayak Tours are led by our most experienced Tour Guides that are trained in safety, navigation and of course storytelling! You are sure to be in great hands and have a great time, filled with memories to last a lifetime! Whether you`re interested in booking a sunny afternoon Kayak Tour to enjoy grand views of Mt. Hood or you want to head out early to possibly spot the river otters in the lake, we have the right tour for you.
|Canoe Tours are a great way to experience peace & tranquility on the water. The Canoe is paddled by 2 people with the option for a third person to be seated in the center of the boat. Dogs are also allowed to find a spot to sit in our spacious canoes! The tours are led by our experienced guide staff trained in safety, navigation and of course the occasional storytelling! You are sure to be in great hands and have an awesome time out on the water no matter which lake you choose to explore.
|It goes without saying that the Mt. Hood National Forest provides one of the world`s most remarkable backdrops for hiking and exploration. Our guided hiking tours are the best ways to really discover this beautiful volcano. You can trek with our guides on a variety of hikes ranging from a few hours to multi day trips like the one along Timberline Trail. You can sign up for one of our many backpacking trips, or have our Mount Hood hiking and camping experts put together a special trip just for your group. Mt Hood Outfitters provides immense access to the Mount Hood National Forest. Mount Hood is the most climbed glacier peak in North America and second in the world behind Japan`s Mt Fuji. The great thing about hiking Mount Hood is the diversity of the hiking experiences, from beginner all the way up to climbers looking for more of a challenge.
At Mt. Hood Outfitters we offer the most knowledgeable and best guides on Mt. Hood for getting out on any of the 1,200 miles of trails in the Mt. Hood National Forest.
|A whitewater rafting trip down our beautiful rivers is a ride you won`t soon forget. Rafting is one of the wildest forms of relaxation you`ve ever experienced, and we guarantee you`ll experience it right. The Deschutes River is world-famous for its rapids! Come experience its beauty and thrills. This river is perfect for the beginning rafter all the way up to a seasoned veteran. The launching point for the Deschutes River Whitewater Rafting Trip is located only 45 minutes away from Mt. Hood Outfitters, in Maupin, Oregon. You can take the short drive yourself or arrange a shuttle to do the driving for you. Let us know which day you would like to take a trip and we will make all the reservations for you.
For those of you looking for a little bit more adventurous ride, grip your paddle and hold on tight for some wild fun on the White Salmon River with Class III and IV whitewater rating for 2 to 2.5 hours on 7.85 miles on some of the best sections of river around!
|Golfing near Mount Hood doesn`t get much better than "Oregon`s first golf resort" Experience the fresh mountain air, exceptional scenery and some of the best greens in the area at Mt Hood Resort . With 27 holes of golf, golf course at the Mt Hood Oregon Resort is sure to satisfy that "golfers itch" you get while visiting Mount Hood.
There are three courses at The Resort to challenge all levels of ability, just 15 minutes from Mt. Hood Outfitters. The Pine Cone Nine, The Thistle Nine and The Foxglove Nine give you 27 holes of Mount Hood golfing greatness.
|The Columbia Gorge has some of the most extraordinary wines in a place with incredible beauty. More than 30 different premium wines grown are within this 50 mile stretch